For the first time, MOI Organizes Online Training Course for High Command in Collaboration with Rabdan Academy

For the first time, MOI Organizes Online Training Course for High Command in Collaboration with Rabdan Academy

Abu Dhabi 8/6/2020

Represented by the Officers Training Institute and in collaboration with Rabdan Academy, specialized in safety, security, defense, emergency readiness and crisis management, the Ministry of Interior has organized a specialized High Command online training course for the first time. The online course runs for 4 weeks and is attended by 30 officers from all sectors of the Ministry.

The course comes as part of the joint strategic cooperation with national educational institutions and aims to develop and train police commanders by providing them with the necessary capabilities. Boosting commanders’ capabilities will help enhance and sustain the Ministry of Interior’s remarkable standing in shaping the future of the police ecosystem to achieve security and safety in the UAE, the region, and the world at large.

Major General Salem Ali Mubarak Al Shamsi, Assistant Under-Secretary for Resources and Support Services said: “Under the directive of Lt. General H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, we organized the first virtual High Command course, utilizing the latest technological advancement and the move towards online training. The course is based on the Ministry’s keenness to maintain the highest level of competence among its members and enhance their leadership skills”. Moreover, Al Shamsi highlighted the importance of training High Command officers to prepare them for a new phase in their careers and help them improve the MOI’s services, keep abreast of all developments and face the current and future challenges in various fields in line with the Ministry’s vision and strategic goals. 

On his part, Brigadier Mohammed Obaid Al Dhaheri, Director General of Human Resources at the MOI, said: “In the light of the international developments, driving the need to highly efficient learning tools to face challenges at local and global levels, the police command prioritized the development and upskilling of its human talents capable of leading the future. The Ministry focuses on developing vital training strategies and plans to keep up with the rapid global changes. The High Command course is a part of an integrated and sustainable set of training and development programs aimed at promoting the expertise and capacities of high-ranking officers at the Ministry, providing participants skills and competencies aligned with the best international standards.”

Dr. Faisal Al Ayyan, Vice President of Rabdan Academy, highlighted the Academy’s keenness to promote strategic cooperation with the Ministry by collaborating to develop the skills of leadership, while supporting and developing Emirati talents and enhancing their ability to achieve security and safety by utilizing state-of-the-art, world-class educational programs. “The Academy continues to play its role as a strategic partner for the Ministry of Interior by training and providing highly qualified, trained and ambitious Emirati talents, capable of addressing the current and future challenges, to meet the ambitions and aspirations of our wise leadership in our rapidly changing and evolving world,” Al Ayyan added.

On the other side, Mr. Salem Al Kaabi, Acting Director of Vocational Affairs at Rabdan Academy said: “The Academy is providing comprehensive and consistent training, and is focusing on promoting integration among government bodies and civil institutions to develop the training curricula needed to keep abreast of the technological advancements.”

In line with the best international practices in leadership training, the High Command course covers various areas such as the importance of leadership in the digital age and the fourth industrial revolution; the development of police work and security; innovation and future foresight; leadership in police work and security, international politics and police diplomacy; international criminal investigations and fact-finding; crisis and disaster scenarios; emergency and security risk management; national security and its impact on economic prosperity; institutional performance in the 21st century and the UAE’s role in the regional security scene.